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Philippines can afford record infrastructure push

Philippine government officials and investment bankers explain how the country has plenty of fiscal room for ambitious infrastructure spending and a very clear understanding of how to implement it.
September 10, 2017

BSP's new governor sets out stall

Nestor Espenilla tells FinanceAsia he will bring continuity in monetary policy — and a renewed focus on banking reform — to the Philippine central bank.
June 26, 2017

Why Asia's investors are now political animals

Tensions ahead of a poll in Korea; scandal in Malaysia; yet another vote in Britain – all reasons why political analysis is no longer an optional extra for fund managers.
April 19, 2017

'Sonny' Dominguez: Duterte's voice of reason

The new Philippine finance minister has taken a realistic approach to tax as he plots an infrastructure boost. He's emerging as a straight-talker in a government of populists.
March 17, 2017

Cemex concretes its Manila IPO plans

Market reaction to Cemex Philippines’s upcoming IPO could well be a reflection of confidence towards the nation’s industrial development.
June 21, 2016

Cemex Philippines IPO tests Duterte effect

The Mexican cement producer plans to spin off its Philippine operations to repay short-term borrowings in first market test since new president was elected.
June 04, 2016